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Improved Version and Summary of Awesome Rendering Examples

28msec was kind enough to simplify the process of working with the rendering examples I provided in a series of blog posts (here, here, and here).

Before, I had to use escape characters in the URLs.  That has changed, you no longer need to do that so the URLs are more straight forward.

Because they are going to abandon the prior format in a week or so, I will provide a new summary of URLs here.  Also, although the examples I provided were for the primary financial statement information, realize that this process works for disclousres also.  And so, I will start there; with disclosures:

Recognize while you can get all this information in a HTML form readable by humans (as is shown above because it is easier to read), all this information is also available in machine-readable XML, CSVExcel, HTML, and JSON.

Here are examples of the fact tables for the general information for the DOW 30 in various formats which removes all the rendering related artifacts which makes using the information more flexible:

As more and more business professionals make use of this information, pressure to improve the quality of this information will likely increase. Information like that shown above will make it easier for business professionals to understand the reported information.

Posted on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 01:25PM by Registered CommenterCharlie in | CommentsPost a Comment

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